• The Great British Baraat Free Workshop (for LightNight 2019)

  • Sun, 05-05-2019 at 14:00
  • Bluecoat
    School Lane
    L1 3BX Liverpool
The Great British Baraat Free Workshop (for LightNight 2019) - Bluecoat - Liverpool

Come and learn a simple, fun Bollywood dance routine on Sun 5 May to take part in The Great British Baraat, flashmob style. This informal and friendly free workshop will be lead by Movema practitioners and is suitable for all ages and abilities. Just wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring some water and yourself!Please book your place on the Eventbrite link above.For this special LightNight commission, Milapfest and Movema come together on LightNight 2019 Friday 17 May for a joyous celebration of the ritual of Indian marriage. Watch Movema, local dancers (you!) and Bombay Baja Brass Band join forces to create the traditional and colourful Indian “Baraat”, an exuberant wedding Ritual on Church Street. Come and join the Liverpool and wider communities coming together for an exciting fusion of East and West!A traditional “Baraat” culminates in a “Milni”, the meeting of two families. In a unique take on this spectacular ritual, two of Liverpool’s cultural organisations will meet in the heart of the city to combine what they do best. Different community groups will join the Bombay Baja Brass Band for a street dance to celebrate India’s larger than life festive rituals.